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Recreation Facilities

Canoeing on Lake Airfield

Choose from any or all of our exceptional recreational facilities to enhance your group experience. Our Event Coordinators (757) 899-4901 are happy to help you plan a schedule that will keep your group interested and entertained while offering a quality, relaxing experience.

  • Junior Olympic Size Outdoor Swimming pool
  • Three Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • Softball/Soccer/Lacrosse Fields
  • Canoe/Paddle Boats
  • Paddle Boards
  • Indoor Basketball/Volleyball
  • NO PUBLIC FISHING - Fishing on Airfield Lake is limited to guests staying overnight or renting conferencing facilities
  • Campfire Circles
  • Nature Trails
  • Horseshoes
  • Environmental Education Tours
  • Challenge Course
  • Picnic Facility
  • Camping

Horse Shows

Airfield Conference and 4-H Center is the host to many horse shows. With 101 stalls for rent, as well as rings and jumps, we are happy to help you plan your show. Please call our Event Coordinators now for more information at (757) 899-4901.

Environmental Tours

Environmental Tours are available for schools, civic groups, clubs, etc. *

Wildlife and Birding at Airfield Conference CenterWildlife and Birding

Airfield is a part of the Virginia Wildlife and Birding Trail. 

Challenge Course

The Low Ropes and Challenge Course is a combination of obstacle course activities, coupled with individual and group initiatives that add up to high excitement and adventure! Our Challenge Course is successful in developing self-confidence, building group support and increasing one's agility and coordination. *

Challenge Course Ropes Course

Picnic Facilities

We have three (3) different Picnic Areas which are available to your group at a charge of $6.00 per person for a four-hour picnic and $8.00 per person for any picnic over four hours (discounted price with purchase of a meal). This fee allows you full access to all amenities such as the swimming pool (seasonal), tennis courts, and horse shoes. The option for Airfield Center to cater the picnic is available. See our picnic menu for selection and pricing. All picnics must be scheduled in advance. Children three and under are FREE.

Equipment and Facility Fees

Our listed recreation facilities may be included with the rental of the Picnic Areas and with any conference booked. However, if you are an overnight guest and have additional people joining you on the property, there may be a $4.00 per person facility charge.

Stop by the front desk in the Gray Building to pick up any recreation equipment.

Recreational BuildingOutdoor Court 


Outdoor Camping

Bring your own tent - $10.00 per person, per night, $3.00 per person group rate (Boy Scouts, etc) per night. RV/Campers - No Hookups $20.00 per night, with electric $30.00 per night.

*More information regarding Environmental Education and Challenge Course group opportunities is available on the "Youth Programs" page, or by calling the 4-H Department at (757)899-4901.